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Applying a System Development Approach to Translate Educational Requirements into E-Learning

, Agder University College, Norway

IJELLO Volume 3, Number 1, ISSN 1552-2237 Publisher: Informing Science Institute


E-Learning provides a potentially powerful tool for implementing educational requirements rooted in learning theories. But still, much of the development of e-Learning is carried out without a true understanding of how learning theories can be translated into pedagogical requirements that can be implemented using learning technologies. This is because e-Learning lacks a systematic approach to the development process, resulting in poor requirements analysis and pedagogical design. This paper argues for a systematic system development approach to e-Learning to translate educational requirements into a system that supports effective learning.


Hadjerrouit, S. (2007). Applying a System Development Approach to Translate Educational Requirements into E-Learning. Interdisciplinary Journal of E-Learning and Learning Objects, 3(1), 107-134. Informing Science Institute. Retrieved March 25, 2019 from .


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